16 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

16 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

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16 days in Kimberley Region Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  6​h
1
Broome
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Kununurra
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Wyndham
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Purnululu National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Windjana Gorge National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 45​min
6
Derby
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Dampier Peninsula
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
Broome

Broome ©
A relaxed town of tree-shaded streets and scenic coastal stretches, Broome gained renown as a center of the pearling industry in the late 19th century.
Visiting Reddell Beach and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. You'll get in some beach time at Roebuck Bay and Broome Town Beach. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Broome Bird Observatory, meet the residents at Aqua Broome, kick back and relax at Cable Beach, and stop by The Sandalwood Gallery Broome.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Broome trip planner .

Melbourne to Broome is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Melbourne to Broome. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for warmer days in Broome, with highs around 35°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Kununurra.

Things to do in Broome

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Broome Bird Observatory ©
Broome Bird Observatory
Roebuck Bay ©
Roebuck Bay
Reddell Beach ©
Reddell Beach

4
nights
Kununurra

Kununurra ©
A visit to Kununurra will give you a true sense of the pioneering Australia spirit and the nomadic life.
Escape the urban bustle at Mitchell River National Park and Parry Lagoons Nature Reserve. Discover out-of-the-way places like Walking tours and Zebra Rock Gallery. There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Lake Argyle, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hoochery Distillery, and get great views at Kelly's Knob Lookout.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Kununurra holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Broome to Kununurra takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July in Kununurra, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Wyndham.

Things to do in Kununurra

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Lake Argyle
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Lake Argyle ©
Lake Argyle
Walking tours
Zebra Rock Gallery ©
Zebra Rock Gallery

2
nights
Wyndham

Wyndham ©
Wyndham is the oldest and northernmost town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia, located on the Great Northern Highway, 2210km northeast of Perth. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Bell Gorge, then don't miss a visit to Wyndham Port and Jetty, and then make a trip to Five Rivers Lookout. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: identify plant and animal life at Marglu Billabong and then take in the dramatic natural features at The Grotto.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Wyndham trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Kununurra to Wyndham takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Purnululu National Park.

Things to do in Wyndham

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Bell Gorge
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The Grotto ©
The Grotto
Five Rivers Lookout ©
Five Rivers Lookout

1
night
Purnululu National Park

Purnululu National Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): take in the dramatic natural features at Bungle Bungle Range and then take in the dramatic natural features at Purnululu National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Purnululu National Park travel planner .

Getting from Wyndham to Purnululu National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Windjana Gorge National Park.

Things to do in Purnululu National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Purnululu National Park ©
Purnululu National Park

1
day
Windjana Gorge National Park

Windjana Gorge National Park
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Windjana Gorge.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Windjana Gorge National Park trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Purnululu National Park to Windjana Gorge National Park in 12.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Derby.

Things to do in Windjana Gorge National Park

#Parks, #Nature
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2
nights
Derby

Derby ©
Derby is a town in the Kimberley region of Western Australia. Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in the dramatic natural features at Galvans Gorge, then take in the exciting artwork at Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Manning Gorge. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Boab Prison Tree, admire the masterpieces at Norval Gallery, then take an in-depth tour of Wharfingers House Museum, then enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at Kimberley School of the Air, and finally take in the waterfront at Derby Jetty & Wharf.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Derby trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Windjana Gorge National Park to Derby by car takes about 6 hours. July in Derby sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dampier Peninsula.

Things to do in Derby

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Manning Gorge
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Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre ©
Mowanjum Art and Culture Centre
Norval Gallery ©
Norval Gallery
Boab Prison Tree ©
Boab Prison Tree

2
nights
Dampier Peninsula

Dampier Peninsula ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Cape Leveque.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dampier Peninsula online vacation maker .

Drive from Derby to Dampier Peninsula in 6 hours. You will leave for home on the 14th (Sun).

Things to do in Dampier Peninsula

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Nature
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Cape Leveque ©
Cape Leveque

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